HyperDic: ornate

English > 1 sense of the word ornate:
ADJECTIVEallornate, flowerymarked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
ornate > pronunciation
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English > ornate: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details.
Example "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
Synonymflowery
BroaderrhetoricalGiven to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
Nounsornatenesshigh-flown style

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